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2014's Best and Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer

2014-11-12 08:06
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With November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the disease accounting for $12.1 billion of total cancer care costs and $36.1 billion in lost productivity, according to the most recent estimates, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst States at Combating the High Cost of Lung Cancer.

WalletHub ranked the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia based on 11 key metrics.

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Chili Pepper Slows Lung Cancer Tumor Growth

2014-10-30 11:36
Chili Pepper Lung Cancer Benefit

In an animal study Chili Pepper slowed aggressive lung cancer tumor growth, reports AICR today. Although this was observed in an animal study, still it's a good news that may open new avenues for lung cancer treatment.

Researchers presented new evidence today that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their heat, drives the death of lung cancer cells and slows tumor growth in mice.

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These cigarette warning labels have an impact on quitting

2014-07-23 12:06
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Although profits for businesses of their choice obviously override any real health concerns in the minds many powerful lawmakers, it has fortunately been established that cigarette warning labels have an impact on quitting.

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This Cancer Kills More People than Breast, Prostate and Colon Cancer Combined

2014-05-13 18:01
Lung cancer leading cancer death

While breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, a new survey from the American Lung Association (ALA) found that less than a quarter of women are aware that lung cancer has a higher mortality rate than breast cancer.

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Good News: Health care professionals are smoking less

2014-01-10 16:45
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Smoking remains a major killer. Even with the flood of research to confirm how dangerous smoking really is, far too many people continue to smoke. Clearly, it helps to have health care professionals set a good example by not smoking themselves. Recent research shows there may be some progress in this area as less health care professionals smoke.

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